All You Need To Know To Go To The Green Music Center Bluegrass Festival At Sonoma State University This Sunday

The Northern California Bluegrass Society is pleased to welcome the area’s most elegant bluegrass event to the North Bay. Here is all you need to know to go:

The Festival: The 4th Annual Sonoma State Bluegrass & Craft Beer Festival will be held Sunday, July 15 at Weill Hall & Lawn at the beautiful on-campus Green Music Center of Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park. Gates open at Noon and showtime is 2:00pm.

Line-Up: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands,  & Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers. (Fog Hollar will perform for the Craft Beer Tasting.)

Tickets:

Indoor — $35-$55. Lawn — $25. (A special $30 craft beer tasting ticket can be added.)

There will be plenty of tickets at the gate.

Weather: Sunny with a slight chance of clouds. High 75, Low 53.

Directions:

Sonoma State University is in Rohnert Park, approximately one hour north of San Francisco on Highway 101.

Situated on the campus of Sonoma State University, the Green Music Center entrance is off the Rohnert Park Expressway near the intersection of Petaluma Hill Road. From Highway 101, take the Rohnert Park Expressway exit. Drive east 2.2 miles to the Sonoma State University entrance on your right.

As you enter campus from Rohnert Park Expressway, there are multiple parking lots immediately to your right. Parking in Lots L, M, N and O is included in the price of your ticket for all concerts at the Green Music Center.

Bring: Blankets and lawn chairs for outdoor seating. Dress in layers for outdoor seating.

Food & Drink: Outside food may be brought for your picnic. However, no outside liquids (including water, beer, wine or sodas) may be carried into the hall or onto the lawn. Free water bottle-filling stations are available. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

And Remember: All of your friends will be there!

Weill Hall

Dark Hollow To Play At 2018 GOF Bluegrass Festival August 9-12 In Tres Pinos

Longtime festival favorite Dark Hollow (San Francisco) will play at the 2018 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival set for the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos, August 9-12.

The historic 25th Annual event is a benefit for the year-round work of the Northern California Bluegrass Society in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Bay Area, and all of Northern California.

Discount Advance Tickets are on sale through Sunday, July 22.

NCBS Members receive a deep discount by purchasing advance tickets, while non-members receive a discount.

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Main Stage Schedule

Dark Hollow

NCBS Announces Main Stage Performance Schedule For 25th Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

The Northern California Bluegrass Society has announced the Main Stage Performance Schedule for the 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival.

FRIDAY, August 10

3:00pm — Wildcat Mountain Ramblers
4:00 — Red Dog Ash
5:00 — (Dinner Break/Tours)
6:00 — Faux Renwah
7:00 — Goat Hill Girls
8:00 — Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players
9:00 — Blue Summit

SATURDAY, August 11

10:00am — Jubilee
11:00 — The Hossettes
Noon — Rogue River
1:00pm — (Workshop/Lunch Break)
2:00 — Lucky Drive Bluegrass Band
3:00 — Brookdale Bluegrass Band
4:00 — The Quitters
5:00 — (Workshop/Dinner Break)
6:00 — The Jones Gang
7:00 — Highway One
8:00 — Sidesaddle & Co
9:00 — Bean Creek

SUNDAY, August 12

10:00am — Dark Hollow (Gospel Plus)
11:00 — North Country Blue
12:00 — Bodie 601 Band
12:45pm — (Lunch Break)
1:15 — Kids On Stage
2:15 — GrassKickers
3:15 — High Water Line
4:15 — Stoney Mountain Ramblers

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival To Present North Country Blue August 9-12 In Tres Pinos

North Country Blue

North Country Blue will perform at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival set for the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos.

The fun, relaxed gathering is a benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass SocietyDiscount Advance Tickets are only for sale through July 22NCBS Members receive a deep discount by purchasing advance tickets, while Non-Members receive a discount.

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25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Set For August 9-12 At The San Benito County Historical Park

The 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival will be held August 9-12, 2018 at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos.

The fun annual gathering of top area bands and fans is a benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Discount Advance Ticket Sales end on July 22.

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Candidates Announced For The August 11, 2018 NCBS Board Of Directors Election

The following candidates will be on the ballot for the 2018-2019 Northern California Bluegrass Society Board Of Directors: Bruce Bellochio, Eric Burman, Bruce Edmundson, Jesse Fichman, Mike Fisher, Michael Hall, AJ Lee, Karen Reyes, & Mike Russell.

The election will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 10:00am-5:00pm at the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival in Tres Pinos, and by mail.

Two Week Reminder: Sunday, July 22 Is The Cheap Ticket Deadline For The Good Old Fashioned

Two Week Reminder: The Cheap Ticket Deadline for the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival is Sunday, July 22, 2018.

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Bodie 601 Band Returns To The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival August 9-12

The Bodie 601  Band will return to the stage of the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos. The August 9-12, 2018 event is a benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society. This year will be the historic 25th anniversary of this fun, informal gathering!

Discount Advance Tickets are on sale through July 22.

NCBS Members receive a deep discount by purchasing advance tickets, while Non-Members receive a discount.

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